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  • TOKYO, March 3- Embattled Japanese electronics maker Sharp Corp is preparing to seek aid from its two main lenders, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said, in what would be its second bailout in three years despite extensive restructuring. Fierce competition from Apple Inc, Samsung Electronics Co as well as cheaper Chinese makers has hammered Japan's...

  • Responding to a growing market in China for low-cost handsets often priced below $100, Intel announced plans for the chip, code named Sofia, in late 2013 at a meeting with investors. As well as smartphones, the Sofia chip fills a gap in Intel's lineup of chips for tablets. In a costly strategy that elevated Intel to the No 2 spot in tablet chip market share, Intel last...

  • NEW YORK, March 2- Honeywell International Inc said on Monday it has teamed up with satellite internet startup OneWeb Ltd to expand the high-speed data services it offers to aircraft. Honeywell already supplies some services through satellite providers such as Iridium Communications Inc and Inmarsat Plc. But the faster speeds and low latency that OneWeb...

  • DETROIT, March 2- Qualcomm Inc, a maker of smartphone chips and software, unveiled on Monday fourth-generation LTE modems that will enable cars to stay better-connected wirelessly to cloud-based services via the Web. Qualcomm's Snapdragon X12 and X5 modems are designed to be embedded in cars and work with owners' mobile devices to access a variety of Internet...

  • *Key launch in fight to stay No.1 vs Apple. SEOUL/ BARCELONA, March 2- South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its latest Galaxy S smartphones, featuring a slim body made from aircraft-grade metal, in a bid to reclaim the throne of undisputed global smartphone leader from Apple Inc.. "We listen to our customers and we learn from our missteps," J.K. Shin,...

  • *Key launch in fight to stay No.1 vs Apple. SEOUL/ BARCELONA, March 1- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its latest Galaxy S smartphones featuring a slim body made from aircraft-grade metal, in a bid to reclaim the throne of undisputed global smartphone leader from Apple Inc.. By some estimates, Apple surpassed Samsung as the world's biggest smartphone maker...

  • Drones take off as investor money flies in Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 11:23 AM ET
    A SteadiDrone QU4D aerial drone fitted with a GoPro video camera.

    Now that the FAA has published its proposed rules on drones, expect to soon see unmanned miniature planes flying over public spaces.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 26- Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm wants wireless carriers to set up new technology that would offer cellphone users better reception in places like subway tunnels and shopping malls. Qualcomm sees the addition of new technologies like LTE-U to its smartphone chips as key to staying competitive and giving consumers reasons to upgrade their...

  • Nasdaq nears record as exuberance yields to reason Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 11:15 AM ET

    As the Nasdaq closes in on the all-time high it reached in 2000, investors are facing a market that barely resembles the go-go era of 15 years ago.

  • Ex-Qualcomm exec pleads guilty to insider trading Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 7:07 AM ET

    A former director of sales for U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm pleaded guilty in San Diego on Thursday to insider trading, officials said.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 20- As the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index closes in on the all-time high it reached in March 2000, investors are facing a market that barely resembles the go-go era of 15 years ago. Dividend investors, too, now routinely hold large positions in technology companies such as Microsoft, Cisco, and Oracle, a decision unthinkable in the...

  • Ex-Qualcomm manager pleads guilty to insider trading Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 8:56 PM ET

    Derek Cohen, 52, of San Diego, entered the plea in federal court and could face up to 20 years in federal prison and a $5 million fine when he is sentenced. Cohen was a sales director at San Diego- based Qualcomm Inc. in January 2011 when he and others learned that the wireless technology giant planned to acquire Atheros Communications Inc.. They bought more than...

  • Tech's March Madness is coming. What to buy Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 7:48 AM ET

    With tech stocks moving into its March Madness season, analysts say that stock plays on the Apple ecosystem and the so-called "Internet of Things" are buys.

  • Qualcomm exec. chair moving past China fine  Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 8:17 AM ET

    Paul Jacobs, Qualcomm executive chairman, weighs in on the settlement as the company refocuses on its business model. Also Jacobs shares his thoughts on smartphone innovation. There are s a lot of good things coming, says Jacobs.

  • BEIJING, Feb 13- A Chinese antitrust regulator said on Friday pricing tactics in the nation's e-commerce sector will be probed to ensure a "fair" market, likely putting new scrutiny on companies such as Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and JD.com Inc.. The comments come just two weeks after another government regulator, the State Administration for Industry and...

  • ZTE's efforts to collect patent royalties- months ahead of Qualcomm Inc's China antitrust settlement this week, according to people with knowledge of the matter- shows how that deal has already changed the way China's booming smartphone industry does business. As anticipated by ZTE, a key term in the settlement dissolved Qualcomm's cross-licensing...

  • No debt for us, say these 9 giant companies Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 12:53 PM ET
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the opening kenote at the Facebook f8 conference on April 30, 2014 in San Francisco, Calif.

    Nine big non-financial companies in the S&P 500, including Facebook and Visa carry no long-term debt, USA Today reports.

  • *Probe follows record fine against Qualcomm in China. SEOUL, Feb 12- South Korea's Fair Trade Commission is investigating Qualcomm Inc, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday, adding to antitrust woes for the U.S. chipmaker following a record fine it agreed to pay in China. Qualcomm, the Fair Trade Commission and Samsung Electronics declined to...

  • U.S. business lobby survey warns of China protectionism Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 1:57 AM ET

    Fifty-seven percent of the 477 respondents included in an annual survey by the American Chamber of Commerce in China said they believed recent government investigations "singled out" foreign companies. "There are concerns that China will take an approach, that when the economy slows down, they become more protectionist," Chamber chairman James Zimmerman told...

  • *Chinese telecom shares up on Qualcomm fines. SHANGHAI, Feb 11- China shares rose for a third straight day on Wednesday after the central bank vowed to support economic growth, but investors were reluctant to chase stocks too high on concerns that the rebound was due to technical factors and may be short-lived. The People's Bank of China made clear on Tuesday it was...